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Henri Bourassa

Joseph-Napoléon-Henri Bourassa was a French Canadian political leader and publisher. In 1899, Bourassa was outspoken against the British government's request for Canada to send a militia to fight for Britain in the Second Boer War. Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier's compromise was to send a volunteer force, but the seeds were sown for future conscription protests during the World Wars of the next half-century. Bourassa unsuccessfully challenged the proposal to... Read More

BornJoseph-Napoléon-Henri Bourassa
September 1, 1868
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
DiedAugust 31, 1952 (aged 83)
Outremont, Quebec
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